Against the Day

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Against the Day

By Thomas Pynchon

Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9780099512332

Publication Date: September 1, 2007

Spanning the period between the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 and the years just after World War I, this novel moves from the labor troubles in Colorado to turn-of-the century New York, to London and Gottingen, Venice and Vienna, the Balkans, Central Asia, and elsewhere.

About the Author
Thomas Pynchon is the author of "V.," "The Crying of Lot 49," "Gravity's Rainbow," "Slow Learner," a collection of short stories, "Vineland," "Mason and Dixon" and, most recently, "Against the Day." He received the National Book Award for "Gravity's Rainbow" in 1974.